Archive for the ‘Breast Pumps’ Category

Our 4 Most Popular Breast Pumps

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Our 4 Most Popular Breast Pumps

When mamas are ready to start thinking breast pumps, it can often be overwhelming to dive into all the categories. There’s a lot to know about breast pumps to be able to choose the best one for you. We delve into some of the more technical aspects in other blog posts.

Click here to read about open vs. closed systems.

Click here to read about how to choose the best breast pump for you, including factors such as weight, sound, hands-free, and more! Read More

Breast Pump Supplies Through Insurance

Monday, November 16th, 2020

If you’re on our site, you know you can get your breast pump covered through insurance, but did you know that moms may be eligible for replacement parts and breast milk storage bags?

If you would like to receive replacement parts and breast milk storage bags, contact us and we will work with your insurance company to determine if you are eligible.

New breast pump supplies matter for a few reasons.

  1. New supplies can help reduce bacteria and mold build-up
  2. New supplies help make sure your pump is working at maximum capacity
  3. Over time, parts can become warped or damaged

That’s why we offer monthly replacement parts at Insurance Covered Breast Pumps. Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Ameda Pumps

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About Ameda Pumps

We are excited to tell you about two pumps that we carry on our site – the Ameda Mya and the Ameda Mya Joy. Both are fabulous choices for any pumping mom, but we’re here to tell you a little bit more about them.

Ameda Mya

The Ameda Mya is a breakthrough hospital strength portable breast pump that is compact without compromise. Mya is small, super lightweight, ultra-quiet, and can be operated by a rechargeable battery. Read More

3 Most Popular Free Breast Pump FAQs

Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

3 Most Popular Free Breast Pump FAQs

We get a lot of questions about ordering a free breast pump though insurance. You can always go to our FAQ page to learn more, but here are our top 3 questions we receive about ordering a breast pump through insurance.

The Medela Freestyle Flex

1. How do I get a breast pump through insurance? 

Breast pumps are covered through most insurance companies. The easiest way to find out if you are covered for an insurance covered breast pump is to use a company – like us – who does all the hard work for you! Read More

What You Need to Know About Open vs. Closed Breast Pump Systems

Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

What You Need to Know About Open vs. Closed Breast Pump Systems

When you first see those pink lines on a pregnancy test, you probably didn’t think that months down the line you would be obsessing over breast pumps. Instead, you were probably focusing on tiny baby clothes and adorable nursery decoration.

Yet, picking the right breast pump is an important decision for those mamas who want to breastfeed but also need some freedom.

We’ve talked about how to find the right breast pump here and how to find the right flanges here. Read More

How to Choose the Right Breast Pump For You

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

How to Choose the Right Breast Pump For You

Finding the right breast pump can feel very overwhelming as there are so many options.  At Insurance Covered Breast Pumps, we offer only the best brands from top manufacturers so you can feel confident in your choice of breast pumps. There are a few questions that you should ask when choosing your breast pump.

1. Do you want battery or plug-in?

Some pumps are battery operated so you don’t need to be tethered to a wall with an outlet. Read More

Introducing the Elvie Breast Pump

Sunday, November 3rd, 2019

Introducing the Elvie Breast Pump

At Insurance Covered Breast Pumps we are always keeping on top of the new breastfeeding and pumping trends. One of the ones that has really taken the pumping mama community by storm is a wearable, tube-free breast pump.

That’s why we are so excited to announce we now offer the Elvie.

The Elvie is a wearable, lightweight double breast pump that has no tubes, fits in your bra, and is silent.

In other words, the Elvie allows mamas to pump while carrying on with their lives. Read More

What to Do if Weaning Your Baby is Emotional

Saturday, September 28th, 2019

What to Do if Weaning Your Baby is Emotional

When the time has come to wean your baby, not only are there physical considerations which we talked about here, but there will also be A LOT of emotions.

Each time I weaned one of my babies, I felt equal parts relief and a deep sadness. For me, weaning meant that their baby stage was over and they were turning into little people. I also felt like I was taking something away from them that brought them a lot of comfort. Read More

4 Tips on How to Wean Your Baby

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

4 Tips on How to Wean Your Baby

Weaning your baby comes with two very distinct categories: emotions and logistics. Today I’m going to tackle the logistics part of weaning a child, and next will come the emotional post.

Every mother will experience weaning differently. For some it will be wonderful and freeing, others will find it difficult and emotional. Additionally, it can also be very painful. Here are four tips for how to wean your child with the least amount of hassle and pain possible. Read More

What to Expect Your First Week Back at Work

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

How to even begin this post? Going back to work after having a baby is one of those experiences that you will think about and remember for a long time, if not forever. When I left my daughter to return to work, she was 12 weeks old. I was lucky to be able to take my full maternity leave (I believe it was 60% paid).


The first day I remember feeling so many mixed emotions. On one hand, I did not want to leave my baby. Read More

Working Without Weaning

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Most find it impossible to breastfeed after they get back to work, it is however very much possible. Breastfeeding involves intense planning; averagely millions of mothers get back to work without weaning their infants.
What does it entail?
1. Understanding on how milk is to be expressed when the mother is at work.
2. Proper equipment’s.
3. Prior planning with baby sitters and the employers.
4. Adverse understanding on how law is applicable on the same situation.
5. Timing and privacy at the workplace. Read More

When Is The Right Time To Get A Breast Pump?

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Direct breastfeeding or latching is the best way to increase and control milk supply. This is because the suckling and the baby’s’ saliva will assist in sending signals that increase milk production. This is why moms are encouraged to focus on getting a good latch when the baby arrives. Though we have plans and preferences that are geared towards the health of the baby, predicting when breastfeeding will be impossible is not in our ability.

This is where a good breast pump comes in. Read More